Washington condemns the Iranian bombing: We stand with the leaders of Baghdad and the region
Shafaq News/ Today, Monday, the United States of America condemned the Iranian bombing that targeted areas in the Kurdistan Region, affirming its support for the leaders of Baghdad and the region.
"The United States strongly condemns the Iranian missile attack and marches on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq today," the US ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski, said, through a tweet on Twitter, calling on Iran to "stop attacking its neighbor Iraq and the Iraqi people."
And she stressed that her country stands with leaders in Baghdad and the region and condemns these violations of Iraqi sovereignty.
Earlier, the United Nations Mission in Iraq, UNAMI, condemned the Iranian bombing that targeted areas in the Kurdistan Region, calling on the Iraqi and Iranian sides to dialogue on "security concerns."
This morning, three drones bombed the headquarters of the Iranian opposition "Komala" party in the Arbat district of the Sulaymaniyah governorate, in conjunction with another Iranian bombing, which was carried out with two missiles targeting the headquarters of the Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party in the Koysanjak district, as well as the Sidekan district in the independent Soran administration in Arbil.
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards claimed responsibility for the bombing, and indicated that it targeted the headquarters of what it described as "terrorist groups."
The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, condemned the bombing, and said that it "is a violation of the region's sovereignty."
The Minister of Health of the Kurdistan Region, Saman Barzanji, said that the Iranian bombing has so far killed one person and injured 8 others, who were taken to the hospital, explaining, "We directed hospitals to enter in a state of alert to provide medical aid.
The bombing also resulted in the death of a civilian from the district, who died because his heart stopped beating after the start of the Iranian bombing, indicating that "the deceased person was a civilian from the district and suffered from heart disease."
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